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    Garmin’s new Autoland system

    Garmin’s new Autoland system can safely fly an airplane from cruising altitude to finding a suitable runway, landing the airplane perfectly, applying brakes, then stopping the engine. This is pretty amazing. See the video: Pilots, we don't need them anymore. Richard
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    For Sale Kinner Model K-5, 5 cylinder Radial Engine 1929

    Kinner Model K-5, 5 cylinder Radial Engine 1929 $3,000.00 https://www.hemmings.com/parts/item/17510.html?refer=news I do not have any connection to this item or person selling. I just came across this at Hemmings.com.
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    Aerial Gunfight: Shot Down by a .45

    See more info here: https://www.americanrifleman.org/articles/2019/5/31/aerial-gunfight-shot-down-by-a-45/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=insider&utm_campaign=0619
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    what happened to HBA?

    What happened ? Richard
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    Flying Car ?

    Interesting story about a, wait, wait, yes, a flying car maybe. https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/0...er/?refer=news
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    For Sale Pilot PA-1761T ANR Headset

    LIKE NEW - USED ONE TIME $250 or make offer PA-1761T Spartan Series For fixed wing aircraft. All PILOT USA headsets have as a common denominator the Pilot Direct Noise Canceling System. Our headsets direct their noise canceling toward the lower frequencies more than any other ANR headset on...
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    DUCK !

    No not that kind of duck. like a basket ball is going to hit your head, I mean the kind with wings and fly rather fast sometimes. I have a neighbor who is feeding corn to wild ducks that come in to feed, and they come in sometimes in large flocks. With 20 to 30 ducks flying in a right hand...
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    “The Devil of Antwerp”: Father of Aerial Combat Jan Olieslagers

    Interesting story here: https://www.americanrifleman.org/articles/2018/11/11/the-devil-of-antwerp-father-of-aerial-combat-jan-olieslagers/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=insider&utm_campaign=1118 Richard
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    The rotary engine of the Thomas-Morse S-4

    Interesting story from Hemmings: https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2018/09/11/rising-star-the-rotary-engine-of-the-thomas-morse-s-4/?refer=news#comments-block Richard
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    Jet Contrail

    One day I noticed some jets, commercial I assume, make some great trails across the sky. Then I noticed that the nice smooth trail begin to "clump" up. Here is a photo of the trail. Anybody know what can cause this? Richard
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    Flying Fords

    Found this story on Hemmings Daily: https://www.jalopyjournal.com/?p=36145 A 1930's Ford design aircraft for the masses, have heard this before? Richard
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    Not your average crop duster

    Not your average crop duster More here: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/03/03/us-lawmaker-calls-for-probe-into-possible-418m-arms-sale-to-kenya.html
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    Harrison Ford in the news again

    Report: Harrison Ford has jet run-in at California airport Ford, 74, was told to land his single-engine plane on a runway at John Wayne Airport in Orange County on Monday, but he mistakenly landed it on a parallel taxiway, passing over an American Airlines jet holding nearby, NBC reported...
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    The tale of the 1907 Curtiss V8

    The tale of the 1907 Curtiss V8, the only motorcycle ever to hold the outright land speed record. Found this on Hemmings Motor News. You can see it here: http://newatlas.com/glen-curtiss-pioneer-aviator-land-speed-record-holder/46766/
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    Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum

    Found this on Hemmings Daily. Looks like they have some well maintained and flying old aircraft. Here is the link: https://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2016/08/01/another-reason-to-visit-oregon-the-western-antique-aeroplane-automobile-museum/?refer=news#comments-block For those of you who...
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    Thunderbirds F-16 crashed

    From CNN News: Here is a photo of the crashed F16; Doesn't look very crashed does it. Guess the pilot is optional. Glad the the pilot was able to get out without damaging himself or other people/things. Richard
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    Small plane crash

    Here is link to Fox news report: 1 killed as plane crashes on California freeway, hits car | Fox News And below is a photo of the crash. Now if anybody believes that this plane caused this damage, I don't know what to think.. The SUV is on the shoulder of the road. Not much damage to the...
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    Small plane makes emergency landing

    Lets give this instructor a standing ovation. Well done! See story here:Small plane makes emergency landing on Irvine street; no one hurt - The Orange County Register
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    Another Airbus 320 down

    Last night, an Airbus 320 with 146 passengers plus crew crashed into the mountains in France. "We do not yet know what has happened to flight 4U 9525," Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr told Sky News FROM FOX NEWS: The plane, operated by German carrier Lufthansa's budget airline, Germanwings, was...
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    Jet Power

    I know, I know, not much of a home builder thing, but I just gotta know. I know about the "every force has an equal and opposite reaction" but the question is, does the exhaust speed from a jet engine have to be faster than the plane is traveling? In other words, if a jet plane is traveling at...